Spring Garden Opening

Thank goodness, the weather improved! Following a day of constant rain, the skies cleared up, the sun came out and people turned out in large numbers to visit Pat Williams’ lovely garden and buy some plants for themselves. Other supporters baked a huge number of cakes so everyone who wanted to could have refreshments afterwards…

Three Peaks Challenge

One of our supporters, Dave Quirk, is planning to do a huge feat to raise money for So the Child May Live.  He, and a friend, Stephen Collinge, are planning to do the Three Peaks Challenge in June.  With the help of a couple of other friends, Susan Wykes and Bernard Collinge, who will do…

Retirement of Dr Kailash Sah

A consummate professional, caring, compassionate and a good friend of STCML, Dr Kailash Sah retires! Nepal’s first paediatric oncologist Dr Kailash Sah was trained at Alder Hey in 1997 under the guidance of Prof Pizer at Alder Hey children’s hospital in Liverpool. Support was also given to other staff. Dr Sah and Prof Pizer are…

Bring & Buy Sale

The Bring & Buy Sale held on 16 February raised around £500  – a big boost to our resources.  This much needed money will be going on the training of specialist cancer nurses at the Kanti Children’s Hospital which will greatly improve the team working to save the lives of sick children.  Many thanks to…

Another wonderful contribution

In 2017 a number of our supporters went out to Nepal to see something of the country and also to visit the Kanti Children’s Hospital and see for themselves how we are making a difference to the lives of children and families there. One of those who joined us was Amy Ashley-Mather, who is also…

Great Value, Great Place

We auctioned an amazing week’s holiday in a 3 bedroom, 8 berth van on a holiday complex close to Cartmel in South Lakeland. A lucky family will be enjoying a bargain holiday in a wonderful place in 2019. For those of you who were unsuccessful, we hope to be offering this great opportunity again for…

Our Famous Quiz Night

November 2018 Over 80 people crammed into the hall for our Quiz Night, one of the best attended events we have held. Our regular Quiz Master, Frank Duff, was in great form as usual, and a very enjoyable time was had by all. There were a huge number of gifts available in the raffle, and…

Garden Opening & Plant Sale

Dozens of local people attended the garden opening on Sunday, 30 September, hosted by one of our long-term supporters, Pat Williams. The garden, as usual, looked gorgeous and visitors were able buy plants and to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a wonderful choice of cakes made by our supporters. Nearly £500 was…

Collection at Morrisons

On Wednesday, 8 August, a collection was taken in Morrisons’ store in West Kirby. Over £350 was collected from the very generous shoppers. Many of them stopped to have a chat and expressed their support for our work in Nepal. Some of them had been on trekking holidays in Nepal themselves and knew something about…